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4th gen i5 vs 5th gen i5

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June 19, 2015 5:27:15 PM

Im planning to buy a new laptop with 15.6 inch screen with an i5 procie. Which one should i get? Difference in performance? Which has a better vdcard? Which is a better buy?planning to use it for autocad and revit. Currrently lenovo is almost $170 more than the acer.

Acer
Intel Core i5-4210U processor 1.70 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce 840M with 2GB of dedicated DDR3 VRAM

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Lenovo

Intel Core i5-5200U 2.2 GHz Turbo Upto 2.70 GHz
ATI JET LE R5 M230 DDR3L 2 GB Graphics Card.

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a c 1813 D Laptop
June 20, 2015 8:23:13 AM

Both CPUs have the same max Turbo Boost speed of 2.7GHz while the max base clockspeeds are 1.7GHz vs. 2.2GHz. When doing CPU intensive tasks both should provide similar performance because of max Turbo Boost speed.

The nVidia 840m is definitely more powerful than the Radeon R5 M230 which is less powerful than nVidia 802m.
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